(a)  Detailed Engineer's Reports and engineering plans and specifications shall be prepared by a professional engineer licensed to practice in the State of North Carolina.  These documents shall bear an imprint of the registration seal of the engineer.  Upon completion of the construction or modification, the applicant shall submit a certification statement signed and sealed by a registered professional engineer stating that construction was completed in accordance with approved engineering plans and specifications, including any provisions stipulated in the Department's plan approval letter or authorization to construct letter, and revised only in accordance with the provisions of Rule .0306 of this Section.  The statement shall be based upon observations during and upon completion of construction by the engineer or a representative of the engineer's office who is under the engineer's supervision.

(b)  A Water System Management Plan as required in Paragraph (c) of Rule .0307 of this Section shall include a signed certification stating that the information submitted is true, accurate, and complete.  This certification shall be in accordance with Paragraph (d) of this Rule.

(c)  The applicant shall submit a signed certification, prior to Final Approval, stating that the requirements in Paragraph (d) (Operation and Maintenance Plan) and Paragraph (e) (Emergency Management Plan) of Rule .0307 of this Section have been satisfied, and that the system will have a certified operator as required by Section .1300 of this Subchapter prior to operation.  This certification shall be in accordance with Paragraph (d) of this Rule.

(e)  The certifications required in Paragraphs (b) and (c) of this Rule shall be provided on a form provided by the Department and shall be signed by the following individual or his duly authorized representative:

(1)           for a corporation, limited liability company, home owner association or a non-profit organization: a president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer;

(2)           for a partnership or sole proprietorship:  by a general partner or the proprietor; or

(3)           for a municipality, State, Federal or other agency:  by either a principal executive officer or ranking elected official.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑315; 130A‑317; P.L. 93‑523;

Eff. January 1, 1977;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1994; December 1, 1987; September 1, 1979;

Temporary Amendment Eff. October 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2000;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. November 23, 2015.